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Saline County, Kansas Crime Statistics

This webpage contains crime data for Saline County, Kansas. You can look at the breakdown of crime by type, changes to crime rates over time, and see how Saline County compares to similar locations. If you are interested in seeing public records links for Saline County, Kansas, you can click the Public Records tab at the top.

Total Crime

Between 2002 and 2008 there were 19,069 total crimes reported in Saline County, Kansas (1,023 of them violent). Of the 2,724 crimes that transpire each year in Saline County, just about one half take place less than a mile from home. On average, someone is a victim of a crime in Saline County, Kansas every 3 hours. This includes 18 murders, 216 rapes, and close to sixteen thousand thefts (including 668 automobile thefts).

Total Crime in Saline County, Kansas (2002-2008)

Please note that these figures do not include crime statistics for 1999, 2000 or 2001, as there were no data available for those years.

Crime Trends

Throughout the last 10 years, crime data were available in Saline County, Kansas for 7 years. Over that period of time, reported crime in Saline County has diminished by 5 per-cent. In the course of that same period, violent crime rose by 25 per-cent. Taken as a whole, the crime rates are a sign of a slow drop off in crime over the last 7 years in Saline County. If the current trend continues, predicted crime numbers could fall to three thousand for Saline County, Kansas in 2009.

Crime Trends in Saline County, Kansas (2002-2008)

Bear in mind that these graphs show reported crime data and large changes in crime rates can be the result of changes in reporting, not actual changes in crime rates.

Crime Comparisons

Crime rates per 1,000 population in counties like Saline County, Kansas (2002-2008)

Individuals are dissuaded against drawing conclusions from ranking data to determine 'how dangerous' a particular location is, as many factors, including episodic events, or discrepencies in crime reporting and methodology can skew rankings. Click on the individual figure bars to see crime data in these locations.

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Crime Data Information

Saline County, Kansas law enforcement agencies report their statistics to the FBI UCR program. The data reported for Saline County conform to the FBI data quality guidelines. For more information, and a description of the statistical methods and data algorithms used by RecordsPedia, please visit our methodology section.

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